Fasting Six Days in Shawwal

Abu Ayub al-Ansari relates that the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) said, "Whoever fasts Ramadan and follows it with six days of Shawwal is as though he has fasted the entire year"

read more 14.08.2013, Wednesday

On Seeking the Night of Destiny (Laylatul Qadr)

The most important of spiritual actions on that night is sincere repentance: one should seek to return to ones Lord through making the firm commitment to leave ones state of heedlessness and disobedience and also to turn ones heart in the direction of Divine Pleasure

read more 01.08.2013, Thursday

The Virtues of the Last Ten Days

Fasting and the Quran will intercede for a person on the Day of Resurrection. Fasting will say, ‘O Lord, I deprived him of his food and his desires during the day, so let me intercede for him.’ And the Quran will say: ‘I deprived him of his sleep at night so let me intercede for him.’ Then they will intercede.”

read more 29.07.2013, Monday

Our shield: Fasting

Islam / Fatma Bayram

The reason why fasting constitutes a form of worship in its truest form in all religions throughout history is the need to discipline human nature, which does not change, despite changes in time.  Fasting helps a great deal when a person tried to adopt good manners..

read more 18.07.2013, Thursday

Staying Vigorous With the Qur'an

Islam / Fatma Bayram

How frequently does a Muslim read the Qur'an? How did the Companions do it, how do we go about this and is there an average measure to go buy?

What is the status of our texts and transliterations readings that are read from one Ramadan to the next? A person who does not adorn their average days with worship and dhikr, how will they, spend important days and times, in remembrance of what?

read more 28.06.2013, Friday

Rihla 2013 Set To Begin In Konya

The 2013 Rihla Program will continue its tradition of providing participants enrichment through a unique multidimensional summer intensive. Combining dependable, relevant education and dedicated devotional time in a spiritually inspiring historic setting, the Rihla program will provide a holistic experience to those seriously striving to learn their religion. 

read more 25.06.2013, Tuesday

Following the Path of the Prophet

Islam / Fatma Bayram

The rocky road of “Qur'an-only Islam” tries to distance Islam from all of the religions’ visible aspects, imprisoning it in the labile world of sentiment. 

read more 20.06.2013, Thursday

9 Things You Didn't Know About the Prophet's Mosque

There is only one place that literally has the right to proclaim itself heaven on Earth. There, deep in the mosque of the Prophet ṣallallāhu 'alayhi wa sallam (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him) (masjid Nabawi), covered by green carpets and the tears of millions, lies a “garden from the gardens of paradise.” It is a place known to every Muslim who has ever lived, yet there's still much we don't know about it. Here are just some of the interesting facts and mysteries of the Prophet's ṣallallāhu 'alayhi wa sallam (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him) Mosque:

read more 27.05.2013, Monday

Bless Us in Our Rajab and Shaba'an...

It is also highly recommended to say the following Prophetic prayer (known as Sayyid Al-Istighfar or the Master of Repentance) 3 times every morning and every evening in Rajab: O Allah, you are my Lord, and there is no god but you. You created me and I am your servant, and I am upon the convenant to the best of my ability. I seek refuge in you from the evil I have brought upon myself. I admit all the blessings you have given me and I admit my sins, so forgive me, for no one can forgive sins save You.

read more 16.05.2013, Thursday

Introduction To Islam -Part IV

Islam / Fatma Bayram

In a Muslim's daily life, it is important when with family or friends, to pay careful attention to the planning of worship, doing charity, and demonstrating good behavior as a means of education. For example, when making plans to go out with..

read more 06.04.2011, Wednesday